Thanksgiving Teacher Resources
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Cooking Dinner (Thanksgiving)
American traditions of Thanksgiving come to life through culinary activities. Young chefs practice cooking a turkey and setting a table for a Thanksgiving family feast. They use math and reading skills to follow directions and measure ingredients accordingly.
Pre-K - 2nd Health 3 Views 51 Downloads
Writing A Thanksgiving Day Story
Students write a Thanksgiving Day Story using some or all of the words included in the worksheet. These stories can be fiction or non-fiction (Personal Essays). They are graded on sentence structure, paragraph structure, grammar, spelling, and punctuation.
6th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 23 Downloads
First Thanksgiving Teacher's Guide
Students research information about the Mayflower, Pilgrims, the Plymouth Colony, the Wampanoags, and the first Thanksgiving. They take an online tour of the Mayflower, interpret timelines, create a postcard, and compare and contrast the life of the Pilgrims and the Wampanoags Indian tribe.
K - 12th Social Studies & History 16 Views 419 Downloads
The First Thanksgiving
Students complete internet research on the first Thanksgiving, the Mayflower, Pilgrims, Plymouth Colony and the Wampanoags. Using specified websites, they visit the ship of the Mayflower, and experience Mayflower interviews. Students write a diary as if they were a Pilgrim on the Mayflower.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 90 Downloads
Thanksgiving Acrostic Poems
Learners watch streaming video, Holiday Facts and Fun: Thanksgiving, define and discuss acrostic poetry, complete circle map using words associated with Thanksgiving, and create acrostic Thanksgiving poems to be typed in Microsoft Word and combined into class booklet.
2nd - 4th Language Arts 3 Views 103 Downloads
The Pilgrims' First Thanksgiving
Learners explore holidays by participating in class singing activities. In this Thanksgiving history lesson, students discuss the importance of Thanksgiving Day and read several poems which discuss the history of Thanksgiving. Learners complete a turkey art construction project and identify the size of the Mayflower.
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 73 Downloads
Turkey for Thanksgiving: ESL Lesson
Take your English learners through the process of preparing a turkey for Thanksgiving in this presentation. Complete with pictures and clear step-by-step explanations, the slides help to teach basic cooking vocabulary, such as checking the recipe, setting the table, and serving the turkey.
7th - Higher Ed English Language Development 3 Views 19 Downloads
Giving Thanks Placemats
Students engage in a lesson plan that is concerned with the concept of Thanksgiving. They conduct research using a variety of resources and the information is used in order to create the context for brainstorming reasons to be thankful.
K - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
The History of Thanksgiving Day
Students discover details about the original Thanksgiving celebration. In this Thanksgiving lesson, students read an article about the topic and respond to questions about it. Students then plan a Thanksgiving celebration.
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 122 Downloads
Students investigate The First Thanksgiving. In this Thanksgiving lesson, students explore the experiences, actions, and decisions of the settlement of the Plymouth colony. Students research information, use timelines, and KWL charts to understand the reason for the journey to the New World.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 152 Downloads
Students explore the first Thanksgiving. In this holiday lesson, students create a KWL chart on what they know about the first Thanksgiving and conduct Internet research on this topic. Students use a Venn diagram to compare and contrast the lifestyles of the Pilgrims to the Wampanoags.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 5 Views 58 Downloads
Thanks for Thanksgiving
Second graders discover the history of Thanksgiving. In this writing lesson, 2nd graders fill out a KWL chart then research Thanksgiving to gather new information. Students write a paragraph about what they learned and illustrate them. Students explore the music associated with Thanksgiving and put on a play based on the lyrics.
2nd Language Arts 3 Views 160 Downloads